We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

Spotify woos iPhone, iPad developers with iOS tool

Spotify, the much buzzed about digital music streaming service that made its U.S. debut in July is looking to extend its reach even further by releasing a tool for Apple iOS developers.

"We hope this will enable a new category of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch applications with Spotify inside and allow for more immersive music experiences within iOS apps," writes Sten Garmarck, Spotify director of platform, in a blog post Wednesday

BACKGROUND: 3 things I love (and don’t) about Spotify 

ANALYSIS: Google Music vs. Amazon vs. Apple's iCloud vs. Spotify vs. Rdio vs. ...

Spotify already works on Apple devices such as the iPhone.

Spotify, which made its mark first in Europe, initially released libspotify for Linux developers in 2009.

Spotify reportedly closed a $100 million funding round last month which gave it a valuation of about $1 billion.

Follow Bob on Twitter at www.twitter.com/alphadoggs and Google+ 

Read more about anti-malware in Network World's Anti-malware section.


IDG UK Sites

Best January sales 2015 UK tech deals LIVE: Best New Year bargains and savings on phones, tablets,...

IDG UK Sites

Chromebooks: ready for the prime time (but not for everybody)

IDG UK Sites

2015 visual trends: 20 leading designers & artists reveal what should be inspiring us in 2015

IDG UK Sites

7 lessons Apple could learn from Microsoft (yeah, you read that right)